11-28-12 Media Advisory
Moscow Ballet’s 10 time, award-winning Olga Kifyak invited to perform & speak at NPC Newsmaker event accompanied by wunderkind violinist Fedor Ouspensky
WHAT: National Press Club Newsmaker event 10 time award-winning ballerina Olga Kifyak performs and teen violinist Fedor Ouspensky accompanies St Saens’ Dying Swan
WHERE: National Press Club, 529 14th St Northwest, Washington, DC 20045
WHEN: Friday, Dec 14, 3:00pm
WHO: From the dramatic, to the lyrical to the “tricks” of a master, Olga Kifyak has it all. Winner of 10 International Ballet Competition awards, Honored Artist of the Ukraine, and welcomed by audiences from Europe to the Orient, she debuts in North America in 2012 on the 20th anniversary of Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker. From leading roles in the dramatic Swan Lake, to the lyrical Giselle, to the exotic Gamzati in La Bayadere, Kifyak is a master, as attendees will see. She is mysterious, playful and the greatest find of the 2012 national touring scene.
Fedor Ouspensky is one of 6 Moscow Ballet “Musical Wunderkind” from D.C. to L.A. who accompany the principal ballerina in a live pre-performance exhibition. The 16 year old is First Place winner of many competitions including 2012 Feuer Fairfax Symphony Young Artists, Strings International Concerto, 2010 Alexandria Performing Arts Young Artists.
Hosted by Akiva Talmi Presents (ATP) which brings 20th Anniversary Tour of Great Russian Nutcracker to Strathmore Music Hall Dec 16, Baltimore Hippdrome Dec 14 &15, and Fairfax GMU Concert Hall Dec 19 & 20.
CONTACT: Sally Michael Keyes •
• (ofc) 800-320-1733 x21 • (c) 413-212-3618
Peter Hickman • National Press Club •
• NPC phone (202) 662-7500